ASTM International - ASTM C220-91(1999)
Standard Specification for Flat Asbestos-Cement Sheets
|Publication Date:||10 November 1999|
|ICS Code (Products in fibre-reinforced cement):||91.100.40|
1.1 This specification covers asbestos-cement sheets in flat form designed for industrial, commercial, and general building purposes, of the following types:
1.1.1 Flat Sheets, Type F (Flexible) -An asbestos-cement flat sheet suitable for exterior and interior use, where a board having higher strength and density, smoother surface, greater flexibility, and lower moisture absorption is desired.
1.1.2 Flat Sheets, Type U (Utility) -An asbestos-cement flat sheet suitable for exterior and interior use, having sufficient strength for general utility and construction purposes, and where a board having maximum flexibility, highest density, smoother surface, and lower moisture absorption is not essential.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.